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Bread Flour Cookies Recipe

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Not sure about you, but during the lockdown I did find myself wanting to bake cookies but only having bread flour at home. No all purpose flour, I wondered if I can make the cookies work with bread flour. What to do. Having done a little research, I found that it’s possible – but need to find the right measurements. …

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Orange and Kale Salad with Pistachios (Vegan Recipe)

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I said it a few times but I say it again: I absolutely adore mixing veg and fruit in salads. Plus adding a handful of nuts to it. It just got an extra bit of a sweetness to it which makes it a bit unusual but oh so tasty as well!  I love combinations like red cabbage and celery with …

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25 Smart Tips How To Reduce Food Waste At Home

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Food waste – as we have probably all heard it lately on the news is a major contributor to climate change. Between 33-50% of all food produced globally is never eaten and that is a staggering figure. Which means that we waste lots of energy, resources and of course  it’s also a moral problem. It’s not just about starving people somewhere …

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Homemade Waffles Recipe (Low-Sugar)

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We had this waffle iron with the toasted sandwich maker for ages but never used it. The other day, when the kids requested baking – cookies or cupcakes – and I just wasn’t in the mood, I made a counter offer: waffles. The idea was instantly sold, of course.  Now waffles are normally a sweet thing, but I chose to …

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Paneer And Vegetable Skewers With Simple Peanut Sauce

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If you want a super simple vegetarian meal bursting with Thai flavours – this is it. It’s a medley of vegetables and paneer threaded on wooden skewers and flavoured with a sweet and spicy simple peanut sauce. There’s two ways to prepare the skewer, either onto the grill or BBQ they go, or,  simply grill the paneer in a griddle …

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Pan Con Tomate – A Spanish Tapas Favourite

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Living on these at the moment. Too hot in London! Too hot to cook, bake, take a walk, sleep and the kids are tired from the heat and not sleeping well, so they whinge and whine a LOT. So apart from worrying about climate change slapping this heatwave into our face, Covid-19, the children’s education and our own health, I …

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Grilled Halloumi With Harissa Spiced Bulghur, Broad Beans And Sweet Red Pepper

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This is a great meal, either hot or cold, perfect to make ahead, for garden parties, as a side or main, to accompany barbecues – literally, there’s so many occasions to prepare it for.  If you are a vegan you can replace the halloumi with vegan sausages or vegan patties, even marinated tofu! Or even without them – and treat …

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Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread

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Sometimes all it takes, is a little bit of chocolate powder. This vegan chocolate banana bread recipe is just an update to my favourite vegan banana bread recipe, simply by adding a few spoonfuls of cocoa powder. So instead of the usual blurb – I don’t even have any for you anyway – I will talk about why is it …

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Smidge Plastic Free Giveaway (Plus a Beetroot Risotto Recipe!)

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Gifted products Given it’s still Plastic Free July, I have teamed up with Smidge for a fantastic giveaway to win a stainless steel lunch box and two sets of food wraps (a vegan and a beeswax wrap) to help you on your plastic free journey. Taking food with you to work, school or on picnic is the best way to …

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Asparagus, Bell Pepper and Paneer in Balsamic Butter Glaze

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How to make random stuff to eat from the fridge into something tasty… this was the “inspiration” behind this particular recipe. I used it just a day before our weekly food shop, when we were running out of fresh things to cook with. But I did have asparagus and some other random veg. And paneer. But I didn’t really fancy …